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Orthopedic Surgeon

New Year New Opportunities! TeamHealth has an exciting opportunity for a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon to join our acute care orthopedic surgery program in southern California at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, CA.. Surgeon should be comfortable with case mix typical of a Level II trauma center.

Ideal candidates provide quality care, demonstrate clinical excellence with superior communication skills, current skills in the full breadth of Orthopedics (at least 3 years of experience outside of residency), and will require a California license and fluoroscopy certification to practice. Other qualifications include a willingness to drive patient safety and quality initiatives required by TeamHealth’s Patient Safety Organization, insurability for malpractice insurance and confidence to be the only covering physician in the event of an emergency. TeamHealth is the industry leader in providing integrated hospital-based services!

Competitive compensation with an estimated minimum rate of $165/hour and maximum of $165/hour and the opportunity to earn additional bonus compensation through our RVU incentive plan.

Position Highlights:

  • • Flexible scheduling providing an excellent work/life balance
    • Employee model
    • Limited high energy trauma case mix
    • Paid Professional Liability Insurance with Tail guarantee
    • Leadership and growth opportunities to further your career
    • Limited Billing and Coding Responsibilities
    • Access professional development tools, educational resources, and wellness program
    • Enrollment in TeamHealth’s Patient Safety Organization

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

La Mesa, California


Innovation and Quality Patient Care

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital within Sharp Healthcare. Sharp Grossmont is a nationally recognized 542-bed facility serving San Diego County and surrounding counties since 1991. From orthopedics and labor and delivery to cancer, mental health, heart and stroke care, Sharp Grossmont has invested in innovative, cutting-edge medical care to help you get well quickly — including our state-of-the-art emergency room, which is uniquely qualified to care for older adults as accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians. All of this is just part of what we call, The Sharp Experience. It's how we get you the best possible results, and it's how we've earned national recognition for excellence in quality patient care in San Diego.
At Sharp HealthCare, it is our mission to improve the health of everyone we serve. And as San Diego's leading health care provider, we're proud to touch the lives of more individuals in our community than any other health care system. Sharp is not for profit, but for people, which means all of our resources are dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient-centered care, the latest medical technology and superior service. Every day, our approximately 2,700 affiliated physicians and 19,000 employees work to provide our patients and their families with the extraordinary level of care that we call The Sharp Experience. And with four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, three affiliated medical groups and a full spectrum of other facilities and services, Sharp makes it easy to get the care you need close to home.


The Jewel of the Hills

La Mesa often described as “The Jewel of the Hills” is located approximately 20 minutes from beautiful downtown San Diego. With the proximity to the Pacific Ocean, a trip to the sand and surf is reasonably easy! La Mesa appeals to a wide demographic from young professionals to families. The area is trending upward on the craft brewery scene. Offering dog-friendly beer gardens with live music. And of course, we cannot forget about the wineries! The community offers schools ranked in the Top 100 best public high schools and highly recognized private schools. Whether you are a young professional or a family, La Mesa offers a variety of outdoor activities from kayaking on Lake Murray to hiking Mission Trails Park. After a good day of outdoor activity, enjoy the fresh produce at the La Mesa Farmer’s Market. “The Jewel of the Hills” is a town where you could feel at home!

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